Cryptocurrency Scams: What You Should Know
This week, the Trend Micro Check team shares useful information about Cryptocurrency Scams and tips to protect yourself & your money.
4 Common Cryptocurrency Scams
1. Fake Cryptocurrency Websites
Fake bitcoin trading website. Source: Reddit
2. Cryptocurrency Giveaway Scams
Bitcoin giveaway scam text message. Source: Reddit
3. Cryptocurrency Scams via romance scam
Some scammers trick victims into investing in cryptocurrency in a romance scam. They first reach out to victims via social media or online dating sites and get close to them. After victims believe they are in a relationship, scammers start to talk about investment opportunities in cryptocurrency, luring victims to join in by wiring money or through phishing links to fake investment websites.
4. Cryptocurrency Scams by Impersonators
Coinbase scam text message. Source: Reddit
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